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An Italian White that Smells Like Fresh Herbs and Ripe Peaches

If you've ever struggled to identify the smell of herbs in wine, you should try an Insolia.<p><b>2012 Cusumano Angimbé:</b> If you've ever struggled to …

5 Ways to Make a Whiskey Sour

You might think you don’t like whiskey sours. That’s probably because you’ve only had them made with neon yellow sour mix. And that’s no good.<p>You …

Love Is All You Need: Insights from the Grant Study | The Art of Manliness

Why do two men from very similar socioeconomic and educational backgrounds sometimes take very different life paths?<p>Is nature or nurture more …

Ike's Vietnamese Fish Sauce Wings

<b>Pok Pok • Portland, OR</b> Chef-owner Andy Ricker, who takes annual trips to Southeast Asia, first tried fish sauce wings at a roadside stand in Saigon …

Lemongrass-Seafood Stew

4 Servings<p>We've said it before and we'll say it again: When seafood gets top billing, it has to be top quality. Don't even attempt this stew from Rose's Luxury with less-than-stellar stuff.<p>September 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>broth<p>3 lemongrass stalks, tough outer layers removed<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>3 …

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Baked Avocado Recipe for a Healthy Breakfast

If you’re looking for a healthy breakfast, you’ll want to bypass much of the traditional fare in the US. Cereal, bagels, pancakes, waffles, muffins, …

The 25 Best Restaurants in America | Gear Patrol

Better off Red: Great Bottles Under $20

It’s a sad and simple fact that wine hasn’t experienced quite the same boom as craft beer. It’s not that everyone saw <i>Somm</i> and pegged the whole …

In Distiller, a Whiskey App Aimed at Educating the Masses

Brent Stiefel and Mikael Mossberg didn’t know much about whiskey when they met up for drinks in May of 2011. Like many people navigating an ocean of …

15 Best Day Hikes in the Midwest

With the Appalachians to the east and Rockies to the west, the relatively flat American Midwest doesn’t call to mind a hiking destination. But that’s …

Photo Essay: Slot Canyoneering in Zion

My good friends Christian Adam and Eric Johnson and I packed up the car after work and drove through the night with a simple plan: head towards Zion. …

Tasting Notes: Taylor Fladgate 1964 Single Harvest

We hope you’re sitting down. If not, find a leather club chair, dim the lights, cross your legs, tune your gramophone or iPhone to your preferred …

3 Timeless Bridal Updos You Can Actually DIY

These days with the whole DIY wedding movement in full force, brides are even hopping on the handmade train when it comes to hairstyles for their big day. If this rings a (wedding) bell for you, whether you’re feeling invigorated about actually creating your signature hairdo or are simply looking …

10 Foam Roller Stretches to Give Your Bod Some TLC

Wait! Did you stretch yet? After you try out one of these 10 workouts under 10 minutes or one of these 11 home workouts, a good stretch is in order and a foam roller could be just what you need to prevent injury. If you’re thinking, “What the heck is a foam roller?” let’s just say it’s more than a …

6 Common Mistakes People Make when Baking Brownies

Is there anything worst than a bad batch of brownies? Here are the biggest mistakes people make when baking brownies—plus how to avoid them.<p>When it comes to comfort food and our favorite desserts, brownies rank way up there. They're rich, decadent, sweet, and come with the added bonus of nostalgia. …

A Mexican Take on Ratatouille

This flavorful vegetarian stew will help you use up your late-summer vegetables.<p><i>These healthy recipes are all created to pair with wine (which has</i> …

10 Underrated Tequila Cocktails

So, after watching this video from Panna, you’ve mastered the margarita. What’s next for a budding tequilaphile? Turn your attention to these 10 …

You Can Now Buy Some of the World’s Best Sashimi-Grade Fish Online

Sushi nerds, the time has come to stop lamenting that you can’t drop by the Tokyo fish market every morning.<p>Sushi nerds, the time has come to stop …

Homemade Kit Kat Bars

Homemade (gluten & dairy-free) Kit Kat Bars<p>Prep time<p>25 mins<p>Total time<p>25 mins<p>Author: Fork & Beans<p>Serves: 20 bar slices<p>Ingredients<p>For Fluffy Chocolate …

7 Fried Chicken Common Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

From skipping the brine to using the wrong oil, these common mistakes will ruin your fried chicken. Avoid them to make the crunchiest, juiciest bird ever<p>There's a lot to love about fried chicken. First, there's that hot, crunchy, shatteringly crisp crust, fried to golden-brown perfection. Once you …

How to Answer the Questions You Always Get Asked When Meeting Someone | The Art of Manliness

Almost every time you meet someone new, there are three questions you will probably have to answer during your conversation:<p><b>What’s your name?</b>• <b><br>What do</b> …

The One Thing You Need for Great Seafood Stew

Aromatic and oceanic, homemade fish stock is essential for great fish stew. Chef Mark Sullivan shares his master recipe and three ways to use</i> …

Caramelized Peach Pancakes Recipe on Food52

• 1 large egg<br>• 1 cup full-fat Greek yogurt<br>• 2 tablespoons sugar<br>• 1 teaspoon bourbon<br>• 1/2 teaspoon grated fresh ginger<br>• 3/4 cup all-purpose flour<br>• 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt<br>• 1 teaspoon baking powder<br>• 1/2 teaspoon baking soda<br>• 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon<br>• 1 ripe peach, halved, pitted, and thinly sliced (about 1/8-inch thick …

How to Buy Bitters for Your Home Bar

We are in a bitters boom.<p>We are in a bitters boom. Everywhere you look there’s a new shiny, tiny bottle of distilled Sriracha bitters or plum blossom …

8 Ultra-Simple Cocktails Made with Booze, Bitters and Not Much Else

Here, eight brilliant, ultra-simple cocktail ideas.<p>Historically, a cocktail is defined as a drink made with spirits, sugar, water and bitters. No …

Avocado and Grapefruit Salad with Edamame

1 serving<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2—3 cups watercress, large stems trimmed<p>1 pink grapefruit, peel and pith removed, cut into segments<p>1/4 avocado, chopped<p>1/2 cup frozen edamame, cooked according to package directions<p>1 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil<p>2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice<p>2 tablespoons unsalted, …

Cured Salmon with Fennel and Carrot Salad

12 Servings<p>Weighing down the salmon fillet with heavy cans as it cures will press excess liquid out of the flesh to ensure a firm texture.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Salmon<p>1¼ cups kosher salt<p>½ cup sugar<p>½ cup chopped fennel fronds<p>¼ cup gin or aquavit<p>1 1½-lb. piece skin-on salmon fillet<p>Salad and assembly<p>…

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The best beaches of the Philippines

For serious beach bums, the Philippines is a less-discovered alternative to Southeast Asian hotspots like Bali and southern Thailand.<p>But with more than 7000 islands, it can be tricky to pick your spot. Here are a few areas to home in on in search of your own slice of paradise.<p>El Nido<p>The dramatic …

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5 Incredible Uses for Harissa

Here, five surprising ways to use harissa.<p>Whether you’re just getting to know harissa or it’s been a staple on your shelf for years, NYSHUK's version …

4 Cornmeal Alternatives for Crispy-Crusted Trout Fillets

Cornmeal isn’t the only way to get that fillet nice and crispy. Here, four more ways to coat and fry trout.<p>Coating a trout fillet in cornmeal before …